NEPRA UNVEILS ITS CSR DRIVE “POWER WITH PROSPERITY”

Karachi: In a bid to introduce an inclusive development model in the power sector of Pakistan, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has envisioned developing a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) culture with its CSR drive of “Power with Prosperity”. In this regard, a webinar cum seminar was hosted at… Continue reading

K-Electric earns Leeds Gold Green Building certification

Karachi: At an inauguration ceremony held on World Energy Conservation Day, K-Electric (KE), in a power industry first, re-opened its Integrated Business center located at Tipu Sultan Road, Karachi, following renovation using energy efficient materials and processes which have earned it the prestigious LEED Gold Green Building certification. LEED is… Continue reading

KE profit slips during Q1 period!

Karachi: The Board of Directors of K-Electric Limited (KE) in its meeting held on November 27, 2020, at the KE head office, approved the Company’s financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020. KE reported a net profit amounting to PKR 1.111 billion for the quarter ended September 30,… Continue reading

K-Electric and NEPRA host joint consultative session for public DISCOs

Karachi: K-Electric (KE) and the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) organized a joint session where the publicly owned DISCO’s were briefed about KE’s journey and experience as the first DISCO to implement Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) on an end to end scale. Inaugurating the event, Amer Zia, Chief Distribution… Continue reading

KE petitions NEPRA for adjustments to tariff in mid-term review hearing

Karachi: K-Electric presented its petition for adjustments to its multiyear tariff on account of significant rupee devaluation, changes in investment plan requiring new interconnections grid and investments to improve reliability and safety of network, and adjustments for other factors beyond KE’s control. KE requested the regulator to allow related adjustments… Continue reading

NEPRA NOTICE TO SUBMIT COMMENTS IN THE MATTER OF AUTHORITY PROPOSED MODIFICATION (APM) IN THE EXISTING DISTRIBUTION LICENSE OF K-ELECTRIC LIMITED (KEL)

Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers & Exporters Association (PHMA) member of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI)  along with allied industrial partners, has expressed concern over short notice of three days given by National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) to General Public to submit comments in the matter of… Continue reading

NEPRA takes notice of un-scheduled load shedding and issuance of excessive bills by K-Electric

KARACHI: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has taken notice of the news appearing in media regarding excessive and un-announced load shedding by K-Electric in Karachi. Besides, it has come to knowledge of the Authority through Media reports that inflated electricity bills are being charged to the consumers of K-Electric…. Continue reading

NEPRA Chairman Stresses deregulation, admits deferred tariff adjustments can affect financial viability of power utilities in webinar organized by Women in Energy Pakistan

Karachi: Electricity demand, which has tanked due to industrial slowdown, may never go back to pre-COVID-19 levels, and recovery will not be visible before 2022, said Zubair Mahmood, Lead Policy at the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA-G), while speaking at a webinar on the “Impact of COVID-19 on the Electricity… Continue reading

KE to provide further relief

Karachi: In light of the COVID-19 crisis and the city-wide restrictions, K-Electric has notified NEPRA that it will facilitate customers by using the consumption value of either the previous 11 months’ average or the corresponding month last year whichever is “Lower”. This decision has been taken purely to provide relief… Continue reading

SITE Association sends SoS to CM Sindh

KARACHI: SITE Association of Industry has urged Chief Minister Sindh to ensure due payments to K-Electric Limited (KEL) to save Karachi industries from another power and water crisis. In a letter to CM Sindh, President SITE Association Suleman Chawla noted Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) and Sindh government owed… Continue reading